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DEED Announces Main Street Revitalization Awards

May 17, 2022

Initiative Foundation Receives $4.5 Million to Support Six Central Minnesota Communities
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Foundation Awards More Than $5.9 Million in First-Quarter

May 12, 2022

Efforts continue to deliver COVID relief, early childhood aid, and nonprofit and community support throughout Central Minnesota
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Microenterprise Grant Opportunity Announced

May 9, 2022

The Initiative Foundation is pleased to announce a special one-time round of funding to invest in Central Minnesota's smallest b…
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St. Joseph Restaurateur Mackbee Joins Foundation’s Board

May 5, 2022

Matt Varilek, president of the Initiative Foundation, announced today that Mateo Mackbee, co-owner of Krewe Restaurant and Flour…
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Transformative Funding for Nonprofits Announced

February 9, 2022

The Initiative Foundation is pleased to announce Transformative Funding for Nonprofits, a new grant cycle supported by the Otto …
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